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by MichaelNugent
Sun Aug 12, 2012 12:35 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Radio interview sunday 12-8-12
Replies: 2
Views: 2148

Re: Radio interview sunday 12-8-12

It was a brief enough piece. The main points I made were: The poll reflects global trends, including world values survey. Census question assumed you have a religion; answers to this question more likely to be accurate. Less stigma now in self-identifying as an atheist. Africa, Latin America, South ...
by MichaelNugent
Sun Aug 12, 2012 11:39 am
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Radio interview sunday 12-8-12
Replies: 2
Views: 2148

Re: Radio interview sunday 12-8-12

My discussion with David Quinn is online now at

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/player/b01ly4vf

To skip to the segment:
it starts around 53:30
and ends about 1:01:20
by MichaelNugent
Sat Jul 07, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Dublin Atheists in the Pub Thursday July 12
Replies: 0
Views: 2025

Dublin Atheists in the Pub Thursday July 12

You’re welcome to come along to Dublin Atheists in the Pub, from 7 pm next Thursday July 12, upstairs at the Bankers on Trinity Street. All welcome, no admission charge. Our guest speaker this month is Aoife McLysaght from the Molecular Evolution Lab in TCD. Watch Aoife at IGNITE Electric Picnic 2011
by MichaelNugent
Sat Jul 07, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Atheist Ireland hosting Women in Secularism Conference
Replies: 1
Views: 1963

Atheist Ireland hosting Women in Secularism Conference

Atheist Ireland is organising an international Women in Secularism conference in Dublin next year. It will discuss how religious influence in society affects women’s rights, and how to make secular groups welcoming to women who want to influence change. We will have speakers from Ireland, Britain, E...
by MichaelNugent
Sat Jul 07, 2012 8:50 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Atheist Ireland starting community outreach group
Replies: 9
Views: 11723

Atheist Ireland starting community outreach group

Atheist Ireland is starting a community outreach group to do good things for the community without religious influence. We’ll be organising charity events, visiting people in institutions, responding to requests for help where we can provide it, and generally being good without gods! Please let us k...
by MichaelNugent
Sat Jul 07, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: Atheist Ireland starting local groups
Replies: 1
Views: 2253

Atheist Ireland starting local groups

We’re planning to set up local Atheist Ireland groups around the country over the next few months, to organise local social events, monitor reports in the local media, and contact local TDs. If you would like us to arrange a meeting in your area, please suggest a good location where we could book a ...
by MichaelNugent
Sun Jun 24, 2012 1:39 pm
Forum: Rules and Guidelines
Topic: Grúpaí Aindiachaithe le Gaeilge
Replies: 23
Views: 15596

Re: Grúpaí Aindiachaithe le Gaeilge

Eoin, If you are trying to set up an atheist group for Irish speakers, we would be glad to help you. Can I suggest that - in this forum - it would be helpful if you also translate your suggestions into English, so that those of us who don't speak Irish can discuss your ideas with any bilingual frien...
by MichaelNugent
Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:01 am
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: The Forum on Patronage Report
Replies: 7
Views: 2114

Re: The Forum on Patronage Report

Jane Donnelly discussed the Forum on Patronage report with David Quinn of the Iona Institute on the Marc Coleman show on Newstalk Radio last night.

You can listen back here (interview starts about 5 mins in, lasts for about 20 minutes)

http://media.newstalk.ie/listenback/174/tuesday/2/popup
by MichaelNugent
Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: New logo and website banner
Replies: 25
Views: 9810

Re: New logo and website banner

Some quick clarification regarding some aspects of the logo. The red A is not the logo of the Dawkins Foundation, and was not even technically speaking our logo. It is the logo of the Out Campaign, which encourages atheist groups and websites to publish their logo with a link to their website. When ...
by MichaelNugent
Wed Mar 14, 2012 7:07 pm
Forum: Announcements & Meetings
Topic: New logo and website banner
Replies: 25
Views: 9810

Re: New logo and website banner

Thanks to everyone who gave input during the evolution of the logo.

It has had its first outing on our lobbying document to all TDs and Senators on 5 steps to civil rights in a secular Ireland.